He works as a Statistician but has plans to start his own digital content creation company. He says he’s doing this because he doesn’t like stagnancy and enjoys rebelling and challenging himself. He adds that it’s one of the reasons why he’s living on his own in Lagos with the rest of his family in Abuja. He has four siblings and doesn’t really consider himself that important since he’s the middle child. He credits this is as being one of the reasons he’s so chilled and easy going. He’s got a girlfriend but doesn’t really get to see her often because she’s a Lawyer and works long hours.
Shewas rised-up as a spoilt child till age 8 when her well-off family hit some major hurdles. She says,she had to move to rural Nigeria to live with her cousins selling makeup until she got another shot at the high life when she came fifth in a reality singing competition.
CocoIce has a very good relationship with her brother especially since their mother passed in 2001. Having endured a few unlucky romantic relationships, she’s currently single and focusing on advancing her singing career. “I used to be all over the place emotionally but now I’m more controlled”.
Hemoved to greener pastures in Lagos and worked his way up to earn recognition. A graduate in Economics, he enjoys cooking and is confident his easy-flowing attitude will help him win over Housemates’ plots.
Schooled in Accra, Gifty held her studies in Accra and later returned to Lagos to make her dreams happen. She is a modle and actress who has featured in a few Nollywood monster hits. Her mother is her inspiration and has taught her to handle people with grace. Kemen
He is ship manager who turned fitness entrepreneur, Kemen is Port Harcourt’s most sought after personal trainer. He trusts in converting hurt into motivation and uses his life to inspire self-care through sustainable agriculture and self-care.
Born 11th out of 21, this Mass Communication graduate is royalty of her tribe Onne from Eleme. She’s single and her last relationship ended because she couldn’t handle the long-distance and they quarreled a lot. Her pet peeve is disrespect and it gets her really angry. “I’ve never been in fights; I’ll finish you with my mouth”.
This last born took to cooking by chance after his mother made sure that he spent time with her in the kitchen. That quickly led to him cooking for his schoolmates and before he knew it he was in Culinary School and today he’s head chef. He’s been in a relationship with his girlfriend, also a chef, for two months now. He hates being taken for granted Soma
A Pastor and Musician’s son and a good singer himself, Soma has opened for several high-profile acts. He was inspired by his mom who also encouraged him to pursue a career in Music. He’d started studying at Port Uni but decided to d efer his studies and focus on Science when he resumes since he loves gadgets. He’s in a long-distance relationship
When she was in primary school boarding, she struggled with loneliness and making friends, often attracting the wrong crowd. Her dad was very strict and tough on her and her siblings but her mom was always soft spoken and sweet. She studied at the University of Lagos for nine months before going to Romania to complete her studies. She’s an occasional drinker.
An acclaimed choreographer, ThinTallTony performed at the opening of BBNaija’s first edition and has since expanded into acting, writing and poetry. He’s a self-confessed team player who believes in winning for all and celebrating good times.
Born in Hammersmith, England, Uriel was sent to Nigeria soon after birth. She has four very diverse brothers ranging from serious business man to one that’s really cool, complete with hair and beads. She’s spontaneous, passionate with a nurturing nature too! She loves to cook, but hates cleaning up after cooking. She likes to think of herself as a master of organised mess!
He comes from a large family but sadly lost his mom seven years ago, something he says was a huge low point in his life. He learnt to fend for himself from a young age and later studied Theater at The University of Calabar with Acting as his major. He’s single and believes professions of love that aren’t backed up by deeds are pointless. He loves interacting with other gifted people.
A self-professed tomboy. It’s clear that she’s always been daddy’s little girl. Growing up she’d help him out often and loved playing sports and staying active. He’s an electrical engineer and she studied Computer Science. Many will remember her as the melanin goddess that came in second on Nigerian Idol. She speaks both Yoruba and Hausa and is still as active as she was when she was young. From football, to dancing, to “Taekwondo”. She’s a bonafide fitness freak with big dreams to take Nollywood by storm and isn’t afraid of being a little spicy and spontaneous.